bridegroom

noun

  • 1

    A man on his wedding day or just before and after the event.

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Origin

Old English brȳdguma, from brȳd ‘bride’ + guma ‘man’. The change in the second syllable was due to association with groom.

Pronunciation

  • bridegroom /ˈbrʌɪdɡruːm/